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Pay & Leave Reference Materials

Handbooks

The handbooks below provide information on various topics pertaining to Federal employee pay, leave, and work schedules.

The Handbook on Workplace Flexibilities and Work-Life Programs for Elder Care focuses on workplace flexibilities and work-life programs available for an employee to use for elder care purposes.

The Handbook on Human Resources Flexibilities and Authorities in the Federal Government identifies the many human resources flexibilities and authorities currently available to Federal agencies.

The Handbook on Pay and Leave Benefits for Federal Employees Affected by Severe Weather Conditions or Other Emergency Situations summarizes the many pay and leave benefits available to assist Federal agencies and employees who must cope with severe weather conditions or other emergency situations and their aftermath.

The Washington, DC, Area Dismissal and Closure Procedures addresses situations that prevent significant numbers of DC area Federal employees from reporting to the office on time or remaining at the office for the full workday and for situations that require Federal offices to close to the public, including emergencies, severe weather conditions, natural disasters, and other incidents causing disruptions of Government operations.

The Handbook on Alternative Work Schedules provides a framework for Federal agencies to consult in establishing alternative work schedules and to provide additional information to assist agencies in administering such programs.

The Handbook on Leave and Workplace Flexibilities for Childbirth, Adoption, and Foster Care focuses on leave and workplace flexibilities available for an employee to use for childbirth, adoption, or foster care purposes, including options for time off for pregnancy-related medical issues, for care of a family member who is pregnant or recovering from childbirth, or for care of a newborn or a newly-placed adoptive or foster child.

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